This handbook provides a brief description of the current VA Educational Benefits program. If you would like to receive a detailed description of VA Educational Benefits, please visit the VA education and training website.
You may use this education assistance program for degree programs, certificate or correspondence courses, cooperative training, independent study programs, apprenticeship/on-the-job training, and vocational flight training programs. Remedial, refresher and deficiency training are available under certain circumstances.
Beginning August 1, 2011, break (or interval pay) is no longer be payable under any VA Educational Program except during periods your school is closed as a result of an Executive Order of the President or an emergency (such as a natural disaster or strike).